International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Analysis the Relationship between Cultural Intelligence and Transformational Leadership (The Case of Managers at the trade office)
Ansari Mohammad Ismail, Radmehr Reza, Shalikar Mahdi

Problem statement: Transformational leadership is one of the modern ideas in the field of organizational leadership. On the other hand the ability to communicate with employees and understand the cultural differences between them in a multicultural environment is One of the key skills that managers need to them in the nowadays organizations. These skills are introducedas cultural intelligence in organizations that are ability to respond to many challenges in multicultural environments. Approach: This article was aimed to analysis the relationship between cultural intelligence and transformational order to collecting data the questionnaire had been used. These questioners were distributed between 152 managers at the trade office in the city of Qom. in order to analyzing data and concluding results, SPSS and Amos graphics used and then one sample Kolmogorov-smirnov and Pearson correlation used. Also our research was based on structural equation model. Results: The result indicated that there was positive significant relationship between cultural intelligence with transformational leadership (0/99). Also there was positive significant relationship between each dimension of cultural intelligence with transformational leadership. Conclusion/Recommendations: The findings show that cultural intelligence is a basic factor in transformational leadership and confirming the main hypothesis of this study also represents the existence of a positive and meaningful relation between cultural intelligence and transformational leadership. Furthermore, the results show that the teams which have a high variety and a high possibility of creating opposition, having cultural intelligence could be effective in the managers' trend to use transformational leadership method.

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